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Web editing course (Level 4 Diploma)

College of Media and Publishing


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£494.50 PER COURSE

What will I learn?

Our web editing course equips you with the technical and non-technical skills you need to find work or launch your own freelance business.

Web editing is a specialised and highly in-demand skill. With the right training, you could become a confident and proficient webeditor able to polish text until it sparkles!

As well as helping many individuals become successful webeditors, this course is also used to train staff from some of the UK's leading organisations, including The Open University, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and The British Council.

Our webediting course is open to anyone, even complete beginners. It is particularly suitable if you are:

  • a working writer, editor or journalist looking to update your skills
  • a career changer or someone seeking satisfying part-time work
  • a budding blogger or entrepreneur who wants to create attractive and effective webpages
  • someone who wants to learn more about working on the web

Our comprehensive webediting course will teach you how to:

  • deliver copy which is clear, readable and optimised for search engines
  • work to client briefs and adhere to style guides
  • build webpages which are simple to navigate and attract lots of monthly visitors
  • master the main webediting software packages, including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, JavaScript

You will also benefit from unlimited tutor support every step of the way, including personalised feedback on every assignment.

We have an excellent track record in helping our webediting learners find work, set up as successful freelancers and apply new skills to their current roles. See examples on our own site.

Duration and hours

The duration of this course is flexible. You fit your studies around your lifestyle, and learn at a pace you're completely comfortable with.

Course subjects

Lesson 01: The basics

Lesson 02: Using glossaries and client briefs

Lesson 03: Style guides

Lesson 04: Spelling, punctuation and grammar

Lesson 05: How to write great content

Lesson 06: Writing effective headlines

Lesson 07: Avoiding jargon

Lesson 08: Writing with clarity

Lesson 09: Common pitfalls

Lesson 10: Accuracy

Lesson 11: Checking facts

Lesson 12: Writing SEO articles

Lesson 13: Writing for social media and blogs

Lesson 14: Newswriting techniques

Lesson 15: Essential laws (A)

Lesson 16: Essential laws (B)

Lesson 17: Finding work


When you graduate, you will receive the ABC awards certificate of achievment, and the accredited CMP diploma in webediting. Both qualifications are industry recognised, and prove you are a certified webeditor.

What do I need to know?

No experience or previous qualifications are required for this course. It is available to people of all ages and abilities. The only thing we ask is that you have basic written English skills. Basic web experience would be helpful, but not essential.

Awarding Body

ABC Awards

Course info


Nationally recognised qualification

Study Hours

80 hours

Study mode




Total time for completion

No time limit

Who runs this course?




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